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Coronavirus (Discretionary Compensation for Self-isolation) (Scotland) Bill - call for views

Status: Open

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, health boards were required to compensate people who they asked to self-isolate due to an infectious disease. This was required bythe Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008. The Coronavirus Act 2020changed this. The 202...

Requested by COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Closes: 10 December 2021

Coronavirus (Discretionary Compensation for Self-isolation) (Scotland) Bill - financial memorandum

Status: Open

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, health boards were required to compensate people who they asked to self-isolate due to an infectious disease. This was required by the Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008. The Coronavirus Act 2020 changed this. The 2...

Requested by Finance and Public Administration Committee

Closes: 08 December 2021

Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill - call for views

Status: Open

The Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment (RAINE) Committee is scrutinising the Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill and is seeking your views. What does the Bill aim to do? The Bill requires the Scottish Government and relevant authorities (e...

Requested by Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee

Closes: 05 January 2022

Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill - financial memorandum

Status: Open

The Bill requires the Scottish Ministers and certain public bodies (referred to in the Bill as relevant authorities) to create Good Food Nation Plans. The relevant authorities identified in the Bill are health boards and local authorities (or counci...

Requested by Finance and Public Administration Committee

Closes: 17 December 2021

Inquiry into the Health And Wellbeing of Children And Young People

Status: Open

The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland. The inquiry aims to address key issues affecting the health and wellbeing of children and young people incl...

Requested by Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Closes: 07 December 2021

Inquiry into the use of the made affirmative procedure during the coronavirus pandemic

Status: Open

The 'made affirmative procedure' is a type of secondary legislation, which was only used a handful of times a year before the Coronavirus pandemic. However, since March 2020, it has been used more than 100 times. The Delegated Powers and Law Reform ...

Requested by Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Closes: 20 December 2021

Miners' Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill - financial memorandum

Status: Open

The Bill provides a pardon for miners who were convicted of certain offences relating to the 1984-1985 miners strike where the conditions of the pardon are met. The offences are: breach of the peace breach of bail conditions Section 3 of the Ba...

Requested by Finance and Public Administration Committee

Closes: 22 December 2021

National Planning Framework (NPF4)

Status: Open

The Scottish Government has published its fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4). It sets out how your places and environments will be planned and designed in the years to come. Read the NPF4 Send us your views on the draft NPF4 Committees ...

Requested by Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Closes: 10 January 2022

The role of local government and its cross-sectoral partners in financing and delivering a net-zero Scotland.

Status: Open

The Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee are examining progress towards Scotlands net zero targets with a particular focus on the role of local government and its partners. The Scottish Parliament agreed statutory targets to make Scotland a net ...

Requested by Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Closes: 21 January 2022

Share your views on the Miners' Strike (Pardons) Scotland Bill

Status: Open

The Scottish Parliaments Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee wants to hear your views to help it consider the Miners Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill. Background The miners' strike was a bitterly fought industrial dispute which las...

Requested by

Closes: 14 January 2022